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Can a red ulcer in the mouth mean oral cancer ?

I have a red ulcer on the inside of my mouth, and does this mean i would have oral cancer . Oh yeah and my throut feels like there something stuck in there but i dont know if thats from chewing tabacco or singing. Other than that my mouth look fine and my throut
Asked On : Fri, 18 Feb 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
The ulcer could be an aphthous ulcer which would resolve in a week time. If the ulcer persists for more than 2 weeks you should consult your dentist. Chewing tobacco is a main causative factor for oral cancer. So pl quit the habit.
Answered: Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Gyan Prakash's  Response
hi.welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.a lesion in mouth can be due to various causes including infective,autoimmune,precancerous or worst possible cancerous.differentiation require through history and examination with investigation.early detection could cure even cancer.hence,you should visit to doctor without thinking much.
Answered: Fri, 18 Feb 2011
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